Definition of Extinguished

1. Adjective. Of a conditioned response; caused to die out because of the absence or withdrawal of reinforcement.

Category relationships: Psychological Science, Psychology
Similar to: Destroyed



Definition of Extinguished

1. Verb. (past of extinguish) ¹

2. Adjective. referring to something that has been eliminated ¹

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Definition of Extinguished

1. extinguish [v] - See also: extinguish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extinguished

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Literary usage of Extinguished

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1904)
"The circuit judge held that the debt was not extinguished, ... Cent Dig. i S26. tracts, the debt Is extinguished only in the proportion which the true value ..."

2. Curiosities of Popular Customs and of Rites, Ceremonies, Observances, and by William Shepard Walsh (1897)
"... on the high altar are likewise extinguished, and at its close the single ... The last candle, Benedict XIV. explains, is hidden, not extinguished, ..."

3. Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties by United States, Charles Joseph Kappler (1904)
"... and when the Indian title'to the lands thus described shall be extinguished, the jurisdiction over said lands shall be, and hereby is, ..."

4. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Its by James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1853)
"... Indian claims extinguished, or the adventurers compensated for their lauds. I have no doubt but you will take the premises under due deliberation, ..."

5. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1816)
"This Knowledge extinguished or corrupted,partly by Ignorance, partly by Wickedness. VV^HILE experience testifies that the seeds of religion are sown by God ..."

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